During the winter and fall, the holly is easy to spot along the trail because it's the only plant that is green.
Much of the landscape along the Ly-co-ki-we Trail is flat.
Big pine trees occasionally appear along the trail.
Hikers love the Ly-co-ki-we Trail for the scenic terrain, but also because the trail goes on for many miles. The sandy trail surface provides runners and hikers with a good workout.
The Ly-co-ki-we Trail appears in 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago. Pick up the book at Amazon.com or the individual hike description at Trails.com.
Have you hiked or ran on the Ly-co-ki-we Trail? What did you think?